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Rule aims to help clear air around Grand Canyon

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29/07/2014

The largest coal-fired power plant in the West will produce one-third less energy by 2020 and could close in 2044 under a proposal that the federal government adopted to cut haze-causing emissions of nitrogen oxide at places like the Grand Canyon. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that the owners of the Navajo Generating Station could either shut down one of the plant's ...

Solar Power Installations Jump to a New Annual Record

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30/07/2014

The year 2013 saw record-breaking growth for solar electricity generation as the photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) markets continued to grow. With over 39 gigawatts installed worldwide, the PV solar market represented one third of all newly-added renewable energy capacity, write Worldwatch’s Max Lander and Climate and Energy Intern Xiangyu Wu in the Worldwatch ...

OECD Posts Report on Nanotechnology and Tire Industry

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29/07/2014

On July 24, 2014, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) posted a report entitled Nanotechnology and Tyres: Greening Industry and Transport, which provides a risk management framework to enable site-specific or company-specific risk assessments or risk management strategies for using nanomaterials as additives in tires. OECD states that the report emphasizes the ...

New series of anti-vibration silicone products Vibro.SiL

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30/07/2014

ALPHA ACOUSTIKI presents a complete new high-tech series of anti-vibration products produced from high quality elastomeric silicone, Vibro.SiL. The silicone based anti-vibration products is the latest addition in our vibration isolators. It is a complete new vibration isolators product category that enriches our product range of vibration control products. Silicone is an advanced synthetic ...

Accurate Water Monitoring in Harsh Environments with New Measurement Specialties Level Transducer

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30/07/2014

Measurement Specialties, an expert in sensor design and manufacturing, now offers a new TruBlue Water Level Data Logger for remote monitoring of water levels in the harshest water environments.  The battery-powered TruBlue 255 Level can collect up to a half-million time stamped pressure and temperature data points with its standard 8 MB of internal memory or can be outfitted with ...

State Law Preempts Colorado City`s Ban On Fracking, Waste Disposal, Judge Rules

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28/07/2014

State law preempts a ban on hydraulic fracturing and the storage and disposal of hydraulic fracturing waste in the city of Longmont, Colo., a district court ruled July 24 (Colo. Oil and Gas Ass'n v. Longmont, 20th Jud. Dist., 2013-cv-63,order 7/24/14). Judge D.D. Mallard, district court judge in Boulder County, ruled the voter-approved fracking ban in Longmont is invalid as preempted by the ...

CIWM welcomes the Environmental Audit Committee on the Circular Economy

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28/07/2014

CIWM welcomes the Environmental Audit Committee Third Report "Growing a circular economy: Ending the throwaway society" as a valuable contribution to the debate on the circular economy and resource efficiency. CIWM CEO Steve Lee said of the report, "We were pleased to have had the opportunity to provide both written and verbal evidence to the Committee and many of our key points have been ...

Innovative technology helps dairy-giant in Swedish idyll

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29/07/2014

Three or four years of waiting for an expansion of the capacity at the municipal sewage treatment plant in Vimmerby, Sweden, made Arla choose a much faster alternative. Now, Grundfos BioBooster cleanses the waste water so efficiently that it can be discharged into the idyllic landscape close to Astrid Lindgren’s native town. The surroundings from Astrid Lindgren’s marvellous stories ...

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